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19th Annual International Symposium: “Security & Stability in the 21st century: NATO after Lisbon & South Eastern Europe


ICHD’s and Armenian Atlantic Association’s expert (AAA) Astghik Injeyan participated in the 19th Annual International Symposium: “Security & Stability in the 21st century: NATO after Lisbon & South Eastern Europe” in conjunction with Transatlantic Youth Forum for South Eastern Europe  held on December 19 - 21, 2010 in Athens, Greece. The Symposium was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This Annual Symposium brings together every years 150 delegates from NATO, PfP and Mediterranean Countries who represent a broad spectrum of political, military and economic field, as well as representatives from NGO’s and youth movements. Sessions on “Euro-Atlantic Security after Lisbon NATO Summit”, “Women and security in the 21st century”, “Security and Euro-Atlantic integration in South Eastern Europe”, “NATO and EU: Strategic partnership” were held with panel discussions.



Conducting Qualitative Research on Domestic Violence in Armenia (CQRDVA)

Violence against women is one of the worst forms of violation of human rights prevalent all over the world. Women face gender-based violence (GBV) in workplaces, educational institutions, rural and urban communities. They are exposed to GBV irrespective of their ethnic or religious background, social status, economic standing, age, or other condition. The violence is particularly rampant when it occurs at home, a place where women are supposed to be provided with safe family environment.

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Monitoring of Online Print Media on Sex Selection in Armenia

The current policy brief aimed at analyzing the monitored online print media outlets in cases when they covered the topic of sex selection and articles that were broadly linked to the value of girls and women. The content of web-based media outlets have been scrutinized to identify any statements or reporting that could have had distorted, untruthful or prejudicial elements against women or men. All these aspects were separately analyzed quantified and also handpicked, allowing analyzing the level of stereotypical reporting either as a media intention or as an absence of intention, leading to unobstructed penetration of prejudicial statements widely circulated in the society and back by reinstating the current state of the affairs.

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